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Is CAL licen for SQL Server [duplicate]

We have build a web application in asp.net and sql server 2014 but i was searching around and found that any who uses sql server requires a CAL. How are SQL Server CALs counted?. But what if non of ...
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RAID versus Storage Pools

I'm currently developing a requirements specification for a new server and am trying to weigh benefits & pitfalls with available technologies. Our current server uses a RAID-5 disc layout which ...
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Database connection time out intermittently between Azure web role and Sql server in Azure VM

I have an Azure cloud service web application with a web role with two instances. The database is being hosted in a virtual machine in Azure in the same data center (Amsterdam). I have end-point ...
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Login Failed from IIS website

I have a two servers in a lab not using ActiveDirectory, ServerA holding a website and ServerB holding the SQL Server DB. The website C# code is trying to connect to the DB and is getting a strange ...
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Will Microsoft offer a grace period for the April 1, 2015 SQL Server “core grant” deadline? [duplicate]

We're currently running an instance of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 on a 6-core single-CPU server. We had Software Assurance at the time of purchase, which gave us a license for SQL Server 2012 when ...
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2K8 Cluster - SQL Instance broken on one node

Using a 2-nodes cluster 2008R2 Failover Cluster. A new clustered instance was created (I double checked it's clustered). Instance was installed on node1. When we try to move it to node2, it failed. ...
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Conservative Azure Windows VM to Run SQL Server 2008 R2 [duplicate]

For testing purposes I need to set up three Azure Windows VMs to each run an instance of SQL Server 2008 R2 each holding one DB of approx 100GB. There will be quite a few complex stored ...
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IIS: What is the error mean?

I am configured the PHP web application in IIS (Windows Server 2003) and got the error message: connecting to sqlserver. What I am to do is, add a new table into the MSSQL Database. Here the ...
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SQL Server restore operation reliability

I have a simple backup scheme on my SQL Server 2008 R2 that performs a weekly full backup and a daily incremental backup. Backups are retained for two weeks and everything works fine albeit there are ...
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Non Azure VPS connecting to an Azure SQL Server

Ive got a VPS running a web application where its performance is being slowed incredibly by the SQL Server that is installed alongside it. I want to use Azure SQL Server to host the database there and ...
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Connection to MS SQL Server instance through SSH SOCKS proxy fails

I use a local ssh socks proxy (localhost:7070) on my Linux Laptop to connect to my company's intranet over my company's Windows+cygwin laptop, which has intranet access: Linux --(ssh -N -D 7070 -p ...
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SQL Server Express 2014, Windows Authentication problems

I am using SQL Server Express 2014, and I currenly have a (probably) very stupid problem with Windows Authentication. I have a AD server, a MS-SQL server and a Client, where everything was installed ...
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Connecting to MSSQL db (PDO, FreeTDS, ODBC)

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server and I'm trying to establish a connection to a MSSQL database. I've managed to connect using tsql and isql, but osql doesn't work and connecting with PHP using PDO also ...
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Do SQL backups run faster if you set the databases to read only first?

I have to do a backup of all databases back to back (3.25 GB of data for all .BAK files combined). Will it go faster if I configure the script to set the database to read only first before backing it ...
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sql server 2008 cant insertproduct key

I am trying to install SQL Server 2008 in a Windows Server 2008, but when i have to enter the product key, all option are blocked, and I can´t put the key or select a evaluation version.
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SQL Server 2014 SSIS job fails

I have an SSIS project that runs perfectly when I run it right off of the Microsoft Visual Studio editor. I need it to be a job in SQL SERVER 2014. I have created a proxy for it so that the same ...
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MSSQL Server 2008 - Allow One Outside IP with Windows Firewall

We have a MSSQL Server that has localhost connections, but need to have one connection to another machine. The other machine needs to login to MSSQL server. We added an Inbound Windows Firewall rule ...
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How to export SQLCMD output to Excel

I am using SQLCMD command in powershell to run SQL scripts. When i pipe the output to TXT ,the formatting is all messed up. i want to export the results to excel file. how can i do that. My command ...
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SQL Server Windows authentication - username not changed

I've recently changed my PC name and Windows user account as well. Before: OLDPCNAME\oldusername After: NEWPCNAME\newusername When I log in to my SQL Server management studio using Windows ...
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What format does commvault restore to for SQL server backups?

I have a pretty challenging task that I need to figure out. I have 6TB of data in New Hampshire that I need to move to Texas. It is all SQL Server data. The data is backed up to tape via Commvault as ...
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Sql Server recovery

We installed a POS system onto a pc which we used for an expo. Before we could create a backup and print the reports we had a SQL server connection error and had to re-set up the database. Is there ...
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SQL Activity monitor doesn't show information

i am using SQL Server 2014 Management studio, it seems there is some problem with my activity monitor when connecting to the local SQL server. I am not able to see any information in that [User SA]. I ...
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Manage SQL Agent Jobs On Multiple Servers

Is there a way to deploy/modify/remove//manage SQL Agent Jobs across multiple servers within a domain without third-party software?
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Can I use SQL Server Enterprise Edition on VM Azure for production use

I have Microsoft BizSpark subscription in which I received Azure credits as well. I created a Virtual machine on it and I am planning to install SQL Server Enterprise edition which I see available ...
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install sql server driver on ubuntu

I want to connect to sql server database which is placed on a remote server while my php code has been installed on an ubuntu server. I found that it needs to install sqlsrv driver or mssql driver ...
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Create a domain on server to have all users on it + shared SQL Server 2012 [closed]

I'm new to Active Directory Domain Services and to Windows Servers in general. I created a domain on Windows Server 2008 R2 using AD DS and I joined all company's PCs to this domain. Now what I want ...
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SQL Server 2012 Microsoft-Windows-Perflib Error Message Event Code 1010

I am seeing the below error message occur every 15 minutes on a Hyper-V guest running Server 2012 R2 with SQL Server 2012 with SP2 (DB, SSIS, SSRS). I am wondering how to diagnose what this error ...
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Installing SSDT on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

I'm trying to install SQL Server Data Tools on a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 machine. I'm getting the following error: I've tried using both the .exe file and the ISO. I'm getting my files from ...
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Cannot add NT Authority login into SQL Server

I installed SQL Server 2014 on a Windows 2012 R2 instance. I named the instance SQLExpress. After installing SQL Server, I joined this machine to an Active Directory domain and logged in using the ...
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Importing bacpac file with 25000 tables on SQL Server fails with timeout

I'd like to import a bacpac file that was exported from an 500MB DB that however has around 25000 tables. The bacpac itself is around 18MB. Importing through the UI of SQL Server Management Studio ...
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Is it safe to back up SQL Server data directly if using VSS?

I have a client with a very basic single server setup that includes a small SQL Server Express database. I recently configured Symantec Backup Exec 2010 Quickstart edition for them. This is the ...
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How to record/log query execution stats for long running SQL Queries?

I work on a system that comprises of a SQL Server 2012 DB server that is queried frequently with complex queries. Sometimes these queries take more than 2 or 3 mins to return. How can I record or ...
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Bring back to restoring state an online database

I configured logshinging for a database. I did some tests and tried a controlled failover. During log shipping secondary db is in restoring state. To have a controlled failover i stopped the primary ...
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Restarting sql servers

Ok I am our only IT guy here and all this was set up by the previous guy. I know pretty much nothing about databases. We have some software called E2 that keeps track of all our inventory. We also ...
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MSDE 2000 database size limit workaround

We have an application that came with MSDE 2000 version (yeah, quite a while ago) that is no longer supported, but we have not replaced it with something else. It works for us just fine, and ...
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SQL Server 2005 repair

I have a SQL Server (on Windows XP) where I have published reports using Report Manager and a bunch of databases. Within the SQL Server, I have jobs scheduled to run updates on tables, etc. I came ...
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Running SQL Server under “NT Service\MSSQLServer” caused “Object or Property not found”

I have a server called "server.domain.com" which was a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controller This server also ran SQL Server 2008 R2 I renamed the domain controller (using the instructions on ...
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SQL 2012 Availability Group Doesn't Failover When Shutting Down Service

I am having an issue with SQL 2012 Availability Groups where it does not fail over when shutting down the service. When you shut down the service you will get an error: A network-related or ...
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SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups Server Logins Fails When Switching Between Nodes

I am setting up a 3 node cluster as part of an availability group. Initially I tested failover between nodes using SQL Management Studio and everything failed over successfully when I stopped a node, ...
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What does the sqldumper_errorlog file contain?

The SQL Server error logs are continually showing (along with many more messages) BEGIN STACK DUMP. * User initiated stack dump. This is not a server exception dump. Followed by External dump process ...
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Why are server authentication mode options are greyed out in Sql server 2005

I tried to search for the solution but couldn't find any. Please help me understand why the server authentication mode options are greyed out in Sql server 2005. I want to allow SQL Server login mode ...
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MSSQL - Can Maintenance Plan wait for Agent Job Task to be completed?

I did start a Maintenance Plan project with Execute SQL Server Agent Job Task box. I added another task on success event. I realized that I was wrong. The second task is executed in parallel, because ...
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System databases are in standby…how can I make them editable?

My System Databases are stuck in a standby/read-only state. RESTORE DATABASE msdb WITH RECOVERY does not seem to have had any affect. How can I get them out of the standby state?
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Database sql server Mirroring or replication

I have SQL server 2008 R1 with standard edition. I have a large database i.e. 500GB that i.e. growing rapidly 10GB a month .It is a cloud based solution. We have another data center where the ...
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SQL 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups Failover Successfully But Application Complains About Login Failed for User

I am trying to get SQL 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups working for an application. The cluster has 2 SQL nodes and 1 witness server. Everything appears to be failing over successfully when I do ...
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SQL Server 2014 Backups not inheriting NTFS permissions

I am running a script I run on all my SQL servers however on this specific server I have run into the problem where the script fails to make a copy of the DB backups in an external location because ...
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Repairing corrupt MS SQL master database - no SQL client access

Apologies for any duplication but I feel like I'm falling at the first hurdle. I have a MS SQL 2005 Server which is refusing to start and for which I don't have a password (including the 'sa' ...
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Import IIS Advanced Logs into SQL

I'm using IIS 8.5 Advanced Logging and also logging some custom HTTP headers. How can I import the raw logs into SQL on a regular basis (i.e. every minute)? I want to avoid the overhead of ODBC ...
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Copy DB table across 2 different MSSQL servers

I have 2 MSSQL servers running, with more or less the same data set. It is really a production/development setup. Now, my workflow is like this. Every day backups are made of each one of the ...
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how to create public SQL server [closed]

I installed sql server on my computer. I can work with it as localserver. But i want to it to be a public server. I followed lot of tutorials but it's still don't work(I can't connect the server ...